December 5, 2019

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  • December 5, 2019
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HEADLINES

Morning news

  • December 5, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

Japan, ROK to hold senior-level policy dialogue on trade

  • December 5, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL

Prominent Japanese aid worker gunned down in Afghanistan

  • December 5, 2019
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INTERNATIONAL

U.S. sends special envoy to Afghanistan

  • December 5, 2019
  • , NHK
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INTERNATIONAL

Iranian leader to visit Japan later this month

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Asahi, Mainichi
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INTERNATIONAL

Special Representative Biegun to visit ROK

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei
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INTERNATIONAL

Taiwanese president surprises Japanese students

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:22 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia in talks with Japan to create sovereign wealth fund

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 6:16 p.m.
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INTERNATIONAL

India’s Japan-funded bullet train project risks delays

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 2:18 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan’s public stimulus spending balloons to $120bn

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 12:27 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Japan should ensure U.S. trade deal will comply with WTO rules

  • December 5, 2019
  • , The Asahi Shimbun , 0:30 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japanese parliament endorses U.S.-Japan trade deal

  • December 5, 2019
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ECONOMY

Editorial: Continue pursuing true “reciprocity” between Japan and U.S.

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 2
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ECONOMY

Japan adds to free-trade trophy chest with speedy US deal

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei Asian Review , 3:22 a.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan likely to cut official drug prices

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 0:57 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Cartoon: Trade agreement

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Asahi , p. 14
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ECONOMY

JETRO chief: Complete decoupling between U.S., China unlikely

  • December 2, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 3
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ECONOMY

Tokyo’s waterfront IR vision may spark debate among Tokyo residents

  • November 28, 2019
  • , Nikkei , p. 39
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ECONOMY

Keidanren chief likely to attend Davos meeting

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 4:23 p.m.
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ECONOMY

New law strengthens independent checks on major firms in Japan

  • December 4, 2019
  • , The Japan Times
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ECONOMY

LDP eyes measures to up “Wagyu” production, help small farmers

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:32 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan expects economic package to lift GDP by 1.4 pct

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 10:43 p.m.
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ECONOMY

Japan mulls tax breaks for small firms’ startup investments

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 0:25 a.m.
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SECURITY

Suga plans to visit Okinawa this month

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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SECURITY

Russia approaching Okinawa Gov. Tamaki, part of “anti-U.S.” plot

  • December 1, 2019
  • , Sentaku , p. 44
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SECURITY

Vietnamese patrol vessel makes first port call at Yokohama

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun West edition , p. 19
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SECURITY

GOJ to dispatch 270 SDF personnel to Middle East

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Nikkei
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POLITICS

Prime minister’s schedule on Dec. 4, 2019

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Sankei , p. 5
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POLITICS

Opposition calls for Diet extension over gov’t cherry blossom event

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Kyodo News , 4:39 p.m.
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POLITICS

Young lawmakers call for early merger of opposition parties

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
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POLITICS

POLITICS

Yokohama citizens displeased by mayor’s “one-sided explanation” for hosting IR

  • December 5, 2019
  • , Kanagawa Shimbun , p. 22
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POLITICS

EXCLUSIVE: Suga to visit burned-down Shuri castle in Okinawa

  • December 3, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 6:37 p.m.
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SOCIETY

Over one t. yen spent by Japan govt for Tokyo Games

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 7:05 p.m.
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SOCIETY

SOCIETY

Okinawa assemblymen to cut pay to help rebuild Shuri Castle

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 5:15 p.m.
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SOCIETY

New schedules for 2020 Olympic marathons, race walks unveiled

  • December 4, 2019
  • , Jiji Press , 9:47 p.m.
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EDUCATION

Op-ed: Reinvigorating educational exchange

  • December 5, 2019
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